Health & Wellness Features
Nigeria declared Ebola-free; `spectacular success'
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) -- Water laced with salt and sugar, and gallons of the nasty-tasting stuff....
CDC releases revised Ebola gear guidelines
ATLANTA (AP) -- Federal officials are going on the road with new guidelines to promote head-to-toe protection for health workers treating Ebola patients....
New Ebola gear guidelines: head-to-toe coverage
Health care workers should be completely covered (AP) -- no skin exposed - while caring for Ebola patients, according to revised guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The government agency tightened its guidance after two Dallas nurses became infected with the virus while caring for an Ebola patient....
EU seeks $1.27 billion in Ebola aid for W. Africa
LUXEMBOURG (AP) -- The European Union committed itself Monday to step up efforts toward getting 1 billion euros ($1.27 billion) in aid to fight Ebola in West Africa and rejected the idea of halting direct flights coming from the region....
Ebola: Providing time to fight the virus
WASHINGTON (AP) -- People who shared an apartment with the country's first Ebola patient are emerging from quarantine healthy. And while Thomas Eric Duncan died and two U.S. nurses were infected caring for him, there are successes, too: A nurse infected in Spain has recovered, as have four American aid workers infected in West Africa. Even there, not everyone dies....
Urgent-care clinics ill-equipped to treat Ebola
A new concern over the spread of Ebola surfaced recently when a Dallas County sheriff's deputy who searched the apartment of the first patient to die from the virus in the U.S. started feeling ill and went to an urgent-care center....
Ebola patient released from Atlanta hospital
ATLANTA (AP) -- An Ebola patient who's been treated in Atlanta since early September has been released, hospital officials said Monday....
WHO chief promises transparency on Ebola failures
GAMMARTH, Tunisia (AP) -- The head of the World Health Organization says the agency will be upfront about its handling of the Ebola outbreak, following an internal report that details failures in containing the virus....
NBC's Snyderman faces credibility issues
NEW YORK (AP) -- The quarantine against possible Ebola exposure ends this week for Dr. Nancy Snyderman, but the troubles clearly aren't over for NBC News' chief medical editor....
GOP governors don't see 'Obamacare' going away
WASHINGTON (AP) -- While Republicans in Congress shout, "Repeal Obamacare," GOP governors in many states have quietly accepted the law's major Medicaid expansion. Even if their party wins control of the Senate in the upcoming elections, they just don't see the law going away....
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Given the problems with the new health care law, should Congress and the president go through the law piece by piece to improve it, repeal the entire law and start over again or leave the law as it is? <More Info>
According to the latest Rasmussen Report national survey 39-percent of likely U.S. voters want Congress to repeal Obamacare in its entirety and start over again. While 40-percent think Congress should go through the law piece-by-piece and improve it. 15-percent want to leave the law as is.
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll With less than two and half months left in the year, do you believe the Dow Jones Industrial Average will close below its January high?